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Bigscreen Teams Up with Funimation to Bring Theatrical Anime Experiences to You!

Bigscreen teamed up with the leading global anime content provider, Funimation, and we're launching w
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Bigscreen Teams Up with Funimation to Bring Theatrical Anime Experiences to You!
By Bigscreen Team • Issue #25 • View online
Bigscreen teamed up with the leading global anime content provider, Funimation, and we’re launching with over 30 popular anime titles!

Bigscreen & Funimation are hosting ANIME movie screenings in VIRTUAL REALITY! On May 1: Your Name
Bigscreen & Funimation are hosting ANIME movie screenings in VIRTUAL REALITY! On May 1: Your Name
“Anime has never been more popular and we’re pleased to be working with Bigscreen to bring new releases and classics to their audience,” said Colin Decker, General Manager of Funimation. “Anime has always been built around community and shared-experiences. Enabling fans to connect through the magic of VR is a natural expression of our commitment to connect fans with the art and culture of Anime through innovative experiences.”
“We are excited to partner with Funimation to host anime film screenings in VR,” said Darshan Shankar, CEO and Founder of Bigscreen. “Our unique platform enables people to hangout with anime fans from around the world and watch their favorite anime together.”
Upcoming Anime Events on Bigscreen
Each title will have four events, including subbed and dubbed showtimes. All titles will remain available for video-on-demand sessions after their limited run!
Live movie events begin 6PM PST/ 9PM ET, starting Fridays:
• May 1: Your Name
• May 8: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
• May 15: Akira
• May 21: The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
• May 29: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
• June 5: Sword of the Stranger
• June 12: I Am A Hero
Cost of Admission
For classic catalog films, a ticket will cost $3.99, more recent anime releases will run $5.99, and brand new release films will be $14.99.
Your Name
Starting in May with Makoto Shinkai’s masterwork love story, Your Name., Funimation anime in virtual reality will be the perfect way to relive some of your favorite movie experiences. And yes, you will cry (but don’t worry, no one can see you cry).
Anime Available On-Demand Now:
• Steins Gate Movie
• Fairy Tail Dragon Cry Movie
• Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess
• Attack on Titan Part 2
More to come soon:
• Planetarian: Storyteller of the Stars
• Strike Witches Movie
• Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie
• Shin Godzilla
• Attack on Titan Part 1
• Parasyte Part 1
• Parasyte Part 2
• Boy and the Beast
• Triguns Badland Rumble
• Death Note: Light Up the New World
• Death Note
• Death Note: The Last Name
• Psycho-Pass: The Movie
• Eden of the East: Air Communication
• Eden of the East: King of Eden
• Eden of the East: Paradise Lost
• Assassination Classroom The Movie: 365 Days’ Time
• Garo: Divine Flame
• Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic
• Sword of the Stranger
• The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow
Download Bigscreen for Free
Bigscreen supports all major PC VR headsets and mobile/standalone VR headsets. You can download Bigscreen Beta for free from the Oculus Store (PCMobileQuest) or Steam.
Stay in touch with Bigscreen by following us on TwitterFacebookYouTube, and Reddit. If you have issues, bugs, feedback, or want to chat with the devs, join our 11,000-person Bigscreen Community Discord!
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